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ChamierGeorge DanielMajor He was born in the E Indies, Sep 24, 1860, and is son of Lt. General S H E Chamier, CB. He was educated at Cheltenham College and the RMA. Woolwich, where he was gymnastic champion in 1879. He has won numerous prizes at tent-pegging, lemon-cutting, etc., and as an amateur rider and owner of horses between 1880-90, including the challenge cup for the best all-round man at games and skill at arms, in 1888. He took up golf in 1890, and won several prizes from the scratch marks, including the championship of the Cape-Peninsular (Robertson trophy) in 1898. He served in the Royal Horse and Field Art. in India, 1880-5, at Gibraltar in the R Garrison Art. in 1888-90 and 1891-97, and from 1891-6 as Adjt. in the Lancs Art. He took part in the Boer War, and commanded the Artillery in the defence of Kimberley, with the local rank of Lt. Colonel, was commandant of Kimberley (graded as DAAG), 1900-01, defended Schweitzer Reinicke, in the Transvaal, and commanded a mobile column in the attack on Petrusburg, ORC, in 1901, when the town was captured. Appointed Commandant and Special Commissioner in the Bloemhof District, Transvaal, in 1901-2 (QSA with three clasps, KSA with two clasps, CMG). Recreations: cricket, golf, billiards, and hunting. He married, in 1903, Amy St Leger, widow of the Hon James Buchanan, and daughter of H J Bertram, of Queenstown, South Africa.
CMG converted b/b. QSA (3) DofK OFS Trans (Maj CMG RGA). KSA (2) (Maj CMG RGA). BWM (Brig Gen). Kimberley Star (a). Spink Oct 99. £2650 est. No sale. Spink Apr 00 No 904
Source: List of CMG recipients. Various sources
Royal Artillery
ChamingsWilliam1171PrivateSource: OZ-Boer databaseVictoria, 5th Mounted Rifles Contingent
ChamlersAlexander625Source: Attestation papers. See image on this site.Railway Pioneer Regiment
ChamleyC BLieutenantWounded. Magersfontein, 11 December 1899
2nd Battalion.
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
(Duke of Albany's Ross-shire Buffs) Seaforth Highl
ChamleyH PA Division
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
South African Constabulary
ChamleyH RA Division
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
South African Constabulary
ChamleyJ6365Corporal3rd Battalion
Source: QSA roll
Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
ChamleyM1254Private5th Battalion
Source: QSA roll
Lancashire Fusiliers
ChamleyN 3105PrivateWounded at Bergendal. 27 Aug 1900.
Source: Natal Field Force Casualty Roll, page 207 line 3
(Prince Consort's Own) Rifle Brigade
ChamlinA FBuglerNatal 1906 (1)
Source: Recipients of the Natal 1906 Medal
Natal Rangers
ChammanAlbertSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsNew Zealand, 9th Contingent
ChamneyHSource: Medal rollsLumsden's Horse
ChamneyHA Division
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
South African Constabulary
ChamneyHMajorList of CMG recipients. Various sourcesLumsden's Horse
Champ?Natal Mounted Police
Source: Medal roll for the SAGS, 1877-79
Natal Police
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